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Edico Dragen Clinical Genomics Information System

Edico Genome has introduced the Dragen Clinical Genomics Information System, software designed to help clinical laboratories develop sequencing-based tests. Dragen CGIS is meant to integrate Edico's various somatic, germline, joint genotyping, and RNA gene fusion pipelines with various other systems Edico has partnered with, including Fabric Genomics' Opal Clinical genome interpretation software.

The Scan

Not Immediately Told

The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says.

Seems Effective in Kids

The Associated Press reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children appears to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic disease.

Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats

US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Campylobacteriosis Sources, Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, Liver Cancer Prognosis

In PLOS this week: approach to uncover source of Campylobacteriosis, genetic risk factors for inherited retinal dystrophies, and more.